Franklin & Nashville Attractions

Experience the small-town charm and southern hospitality you’ve been searching for with a visit to Franklin, Tennessee. From interesting historic sites and outdoor adventure to rib-sticking home-cooked meals, great live music, and an enchanting downtown, we’ve got it all right here in Franklin. History buffs will want to consider spots like the Carter House and Lotz House Civil War Museum. Families can enjoy a movie at the historic Franklin Theater or have an exciting experience at SOAR Adventure Tower. When hunger strikes, stop in Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant for southern cooking and live music or pop into one of the many amazing restaurants downtown.

If you’re interested in venturing slightly further, Nashville is just over 20 miles from us and offers endless opportunities for entertainment, dining, and fun events! Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nashville - Franklin is one of the best places to stay for travelers wanting convenient access to the sites and sounds of Nashville while still being able to enjoy the small-town atmosphere that Franklin offers. We'll see you soon!

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Historic Franklin Main Street

Head downtown to Franklin’s 16-block historic district and discover true southern hospitality and small-town charm. If you’re looking to do a little retail therapy, there are local boutiques, antique shops galore, and inspiring galleries. This is also the place to catch world-class live music. From impromptu jam sessions to nightly shows, there is always something going on. Finally, this is the area to come for an amazing meal. From classic southern dishes at GRAYS on Main to unique fine dining at Red Pony, there is sure to be something to tickle your taste buds.

Lotz House Civil War Museum

The Battle of Franklin, one of the most severe battles fought during the Civil War, saw major combat right on the front lawn of the Lotz family home. The house has been on the National Historic Register since 1976 and is open to the public for tours. View remnants of the battle and learn the story of the Lotz family who lived there. History buffs might also consider a visit to The Carter House across the street, another important and fascinating Civil War site.

Lotz House Civil War Museum

The Battle of Franklin, one of the most severe battles fought during the Civil War, saw major combat right on the front lawn of the Lotz family home. The house has been on the National Historic Register since 1976 and is open to the public for tours. View remnants of the battle and learn the story of the Lotz family who lived there. History buffs might also consider a visit to The Carter House across the street, another important and fascinating Civil War site.

Nashville, Tennessee

At just 20 miles away, the excitement of Nashville is very easily accessible. Visit the historic Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium for mind-blowing music, while a walk down Broadway provides endless opportunities for shopping, entertainment, and people watching. Sports fans can catch a game at Nissan Stadium, and families might enjoy a visit to the excellent Nashville Zoo. When you’ve worked up an appetite, consider trying Nashville’s signature dish, hot chicken, or visit one of the many renowned restaurants around town!

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